Letters from Our Readers

Seattle Beats Tacoma?
Just got done reading the David Shields article (“I Could Go On Like This Forever,” July) and skimming through the rest of the City Arts Seattle. I really like it! I don’t know if it has to do with my familiarity with…

Curator’s Eye: Recycled

Selected by Betsy Fetherston, Director, Fetherston Gallery
Dorothy Rissman is an artist who’s had a long stretch of experimentation with materials; she is constantly in a state of discovery and growth. The subject of her recent work is what is…

Walkabout: West Seattle Junction

West Seattle Junction
Feeling nostalgic for the good ol’ days, when strangers smiled as you passed them on the street and folks at the local watering hole welcomed you like a regular even if you weren’t one? A wonderful community spirit is alive…

Sleeping Around: Going Swimmingly

Downtown, where all the lights are bright, the pillows are cushy and the Gummi Bears are pricey but plentiful.
In 1975, I was a desk clerk at Seattle’s now-vanished Windsor Hotel, at Sixth and Union. It wasn’t posh: I had to rescue two guests and…